Sunday, February 18, 2007

Karl's Weekend Reading

The WSJ Editorial Board writes up a good opinion piece on where the non-binding resolution could lead us if some sanity and pro-American backbone fails to appear in "Awaiting the Dishonor Roll".

We aren't prone to quoting the young John Kerry, but this week's vote reminds us of the comment the antiwar veteran told another cut-and-run Congress in the early 1970s: "How do you ask a man to be the last man to die for a mistake?" The difference this time is that Speaker Nancy Pelosi and John Murtha expect men and women to keep dying for something they say is a mistake but also don't have the political courage to help end.

Instead, they'll pass this "non-binding resolution," to be followed soon by attempts at micromanagement that would make the war all but impossible to prosecute--and once again without taking responsibility. Mr. Murtha is already broadcasting his strategy, which the new Politico Web site described yesterday as "a slow-bleed strategy designed to gradually limit the administration's options."

Debbie Schlussel gets a Ushanka Tip for an informative write-up of the Utah mall shooter and investigation, here and here.

We'll be watching the 1/2 Hour News Hour on Fox tonight:

No comments: